Alex Lemon

Associate Professor
Reed Hall 414D | 817-257-6982


MFA, University of Minnesota, 2004
BA, Macalester College, 2001

Courses Taught

Intro to Creative Writing
Creative Nonfiction Workshop I
Poetry Writing Workshop I
Creative Nonfiction Workshop II
Poetry Writing Workshop II

Areas of Focus

Creative Writing, 21st Century Literature, Contemporary Poetry, Contemporary Creative Nonfiction, Disability Studies

Feverland: A Memoir in Shards

Hallelujah Blackout

The Wish Book

Fancy Beasts



  • TCU Department of English Research Award
  • NEA Fellowship in Poetry, Minnesota Arts
  • Board Grant, Jerome Foundation Fellowship

Poetry Editor of descant, Senior Prose Editor of Tupelo Quarterly, Editor-at-Large for Saturnalia Books.